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The Bottom Line on Bilski: Good or Bad for FOSS?

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – Software patents are a frequently debated topic here in the Linux blogosphere, but nary a conversation has taken place about them in recent years without at least some hopeful mention of Bilski. Many, in fact, have looked to the longstanding case to finally put to rest the legal threats and patent quibbling that has beset the field. To wit: "The courts are going to have to take a stand one way or the other on Bilski now," asserted Slashdot blogger Josh Ulmer in a conversation here on LinuxInsider about Microsoft's bizarre "sudo p (General)